In 2008, Eugene's property crime rate increased by 26 percent and represented the worst single-year property crime increase in the United States. http://www.lanecounty.org/Media/Documents/January.pdf
- Bring back respect for the Criminal Justice System in Lane County- Absolutely no more catch and release.
- Build a tough-on-crime reputation.
- Deal strongly with drug related crimes.
- Give our Sheriff and local law enforcement the resources they need to do their job more effectively.
Lane County Economy
Small business is vital to our economy.
- Nurture small businesses and keep people working.
- Encourage "buy local" awareness.
- Recruit new businesses to utilize existing facilities.
- Encourage the use of the County Fairgrounds to generate greater revenue.
- Create community service opportunities to reduce county costs.
D.W. believes we can find new sources of revenue within our county in part by exploring ideas of our civic minded residents. We seek new sources of revenue without taxing our citizens or our businesses.